Jennifer Gates

Gates Takes Exception to Laura Miller’s Pink Wall Op-Ed, Both Take to Twitter

By Bethany Erickson / December 10, 2018 / 2 Comments
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Sunday may be a day of rest, but it seems that journalists, politicians, and Twitter never really rest, and that was borne out yesterday when Dallas city councilmember Jennifer Gates took to Twitter to air her feelings about a recent op-ed about Preston Center traffic woes that former Mayor and Preston Hollow resident Laura Miller […]

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PD-15 Papers: Laura Miller’s Army Of Former Reps Fall in Lockstep

By Jon Anderson / November 26, 2018 / 8 Comments

As promised, It’s time to see what’s been going on outside of view – a gift just in time for the holiday season. There was a meeting on November 1 at City Hall with Council Member Jennifer Gates, Plan Commissioner Margot Murphy, and a bevy of opposition to the Authorized Hearing within PD-15 behind the […]

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CM Gates Liberates PD-15 Planning From Standstill; Children Sent Home For Holidays

By Jon Anderson / November 8, 2018 / 3 Comments

The run-up to Wednesday’s tenth PD-15 meeting should’ve filled area residents with anger. The self-centered towers were at it again. On Monday, Athena management company ICI Real Estate sent residents an “URGENT!!!” call for Athena residents to attend last night’s meeting (Preston Tower did the same). It said Bob Bowling from Preston Tower was going […]

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Preston Center West Garage Happenings: The Landowner Less Traveled

By Jon Anderson / September 7, 2018 / 1 Comment

Last night, Council Member Jennifer Gates kicked off the first public meeting to discuss the possibilities for redeveloping the crumbling central garage at the Preston Center West shopping center. The meeting was an informative update and change for area residents to see and hear about the research being conducted to fix the blight. My most […]

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PD-15 Authorized Hearing Committee Kicks Off – Again

By Jon Anderson / June 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

No, it’s not a time warp, PD-15 is meeting again. After devolving into immovable factions last autumn, the neighborhood is back at the table … with a difference.  First, the city is guiding the process to ensure information is accurate and decorum is kept. The second difference is that this new group doesn’t contain any […]

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Pink Wall PD-15 Authorized Hearing Updates and Meeting Schedule

By Jon Anderson / June 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

Council Member Jennifer Gates’ office has posted updates to the PD-15 Authorized Hearing Steering Committee. First, note that the committee membership continues to change. Robert Bowling is now the second representative for Preston Tower and Karen Stuart has replaced Jim Panipinto as the representative from Diamond Head Condos. Panipinto is now listed “at large” (whatever […]

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